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John Adams, Composer
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One of America’s most admired and respected composers, John Adams (b. 1947) is a musician of enormous range and technical command. His works, both operatic and symphonic, stand out among contemporary classical compositions for their depth of expression, brilliance of sound, and the profoundly humanist nature of their themes. Over the past 25 years, Adams’s music has played a decisive role in turning the tide of contemporary musical aesthetics away from academic modernism and toward a more exp...
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Adams: Harmonielehre N/A
Composer: John Adams
Conductor: Jeffrey Kahane
Ensemble: NEC Philharmonia
Part I (17:47) N/A
Part II: The Anfortas Wound (12:39) N/A
Part III: Meister Eckhardt and Quackie (10:56) N/A
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Composer: John Adams
Marin Alsop/Sydney Symphony Orchestra* *Live concert recording, courtesy of ABC Classic FM
Short Ride in a Fast Machine (4:34) N/A
Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony
Doctor Atomic Symphony (25:08) N/A
Adams: John's Book of Alleged Dances N/A
Judah to ocean (2:16) N/A
Habanera (4:45) N/A
Dogjam (2:46) N/A
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Last March, when I sampled Hot Air Festival 2012, organized and run entirely by students of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, I singled out ...
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Music Man John Adams is performing this weekend in Sonoma: An All American Celebration Stravinsky/ Suite from The Soldier's Tale (1918...
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Twenty-five years ago today, Houston Grand Opera mounted the world premiere of Nixon in China, the first opera by a young composer named John Adams .
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